World Cup 2018: Semi-finals preview

We’re down to four. One of France, Belgium, Croatia or England will become the new World Champion in football. Which two will compete in...

World Cup 2018: Quarter-finals preview

We are nearing the finish line. Eight teams remain in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Which ones will progress to the semi-finals? Uruguay –...

World Cup 2018: Round of 16 preview (Bottom draw)

The group stage is done, so it’s time to move on the next phase of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Round of...

World Cup 2018: Round of 16 preview (Top draw)

The group stage is done, so it’s time to move on the next phase of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Round of...

Who will win the 2018 World Cup?

Brazil, Germany, France and Spain are the main favorites. Will any of them win the 2018 World Cup? If you want to find out how...

World Cup 2018 group previews: Group H

Group H is the most balanced and most interesting group of the 2018 World Cup. Group H POLAND SENEGAL COLOMBIA JAPAN Schedule (GMT+2): 19 June Colombia - Japan Poland - Senegal Colombia and...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Japan

The sun will rise for Japan on June 19 and likely set nine days later. FIFA Ranking: 61 World Cup history - Having not qualified for a...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Colombia

After reaching the quarter-finals in 2014, can Jose Pekerman's Colombia go one step further in Russia? FIFA Ranking: 16 World Cup history - The South American nation...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Senegal

Sadio Mane and his teammates will be hard-pressed to repeat Senegal's 2002 quarter-final run. FIFA Ranking: 27 World Cup history - This will be Senegal’s second World...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Poland

Lewandowski's Poland has the tools to beat anyone and the weaknesses to lose to anyone. FIFA Ranking: 8 World Cup history - The golden age for Polish...

World Cup 2018 group previews: Group G

Belgium or England in Group G? Who will it be? Group G BELGIUM PANAMA TUNISIA ENGLAND Schedule (GMT+2): 18 June Belgium – Panama Tunisia - England Belgium comes into this tournament hungry for...

World Cup 2018 team previews: England

This is not the England we've grown accustomed to seeing. This is an energetic young squad that's ready to rumble. FIFA Ranking: 12 World Cup history -...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Tunisia

Tunisia, the weakest African side to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, holds zero to none chances of getting past the group stage. FIFA Ranking:...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Panama

Can the trip to Russia be more than an exotic adventure for World Cup debutant Panama? FIFA Ranking: 55 World Cup history - None. This is Panama’s...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Belgium

When you have Kevin de Bruyne, Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku in your squad, expectations must be high. Belgium should get far, but will...

World Cup 2018 group previews: Group F

Germany is sitting firmly on the throne, while Sweden and Mexico wait for their last game to decide who joins the defending champion in...

World Cup 2018 team previews: South Korea

South Korea revolves around Son Heung-min, but is he all on his own? FIFA Ranking: 57 World Cup history - Just as many other second or lower...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Sweden

Can Sweden's defensive-minded, result-based football survive a World Cup? FIFA Ranking: 24 World Cup history - Sweden has had a very mixed World Cup past. It participated...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Mexico

Despite having a technically sound squad of skillful footballers, Mexico has gone past the first knockout round in a World Cup only once in...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Germany

There have been only two teams that have repeated as World Cup champions – Italy (1934 and 1938) and Brazil (1958 and 1962). Can...

World Cup 2018 group previews: Group E

Brazil's skill is simply too good for this group. Who finishes second in Group E is a far more ticklish question. Group E BRAZIL SWITZERLAND COSTA RICA SERBIA Schedule (GMT+2): 17...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Serbia

Can the rest of Serbia's squad complement its fantastic midfield? FIFA Ranking: 34 World Cup history - Serbia’s history is a long and painful one. As such,...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Costa Rica

After reaching the quarter-finals four years ago, how far can Costa Rica go this time around? FIFA Ranking: 23 World Cup history - Costa Rica’s first World...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Switzerland

Switzerland is blend of nationalities united under one flag that will look to get past the Round of 16 for the first time in...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Brazil

No stranger to being dubbed the favorite, Brazil is coming to Russia to delete the 2014 nightmare and replace it with 2018 gold. FIFA Ranking:...

World Cup 2018 group previews: Group D

Group D is a group of old foes, as both European teams and both non-European teams have histories against each other. Group D ARGENTINA ICELAND CROATIA NIGERIA Schedule (GMT+2): 16 June Argentina...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Nigeria

Don't sleep on Nigeria, a team that has been there and done that. FIFA Ranking: 48 World Cup history - Nigeria’s World Cup history began in 1994,...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Croatia

Croatia has one of the most balanced teams in the tournament, yet the feeling is that there's something missing again. FIFA Ranking: 20 World Cup history -...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Iceland

The debutants from the smallest country to ever participate in a World Cup are ready for anything. Nobody will enjoy facing Iceland. FIFA Ranking: 22 World...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Argentina

When it comes to Argentina, it's all about Messi. How far can La Pulga carry Argentina this time around? FIFA Ranking: 5 World Cup history - Despite...

World Cup 2018 group previews: Group C

France is the absolute favorite. Who will finish second in Group C? Denmark, Australia and Peru will have plenty of chances. It all depends...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Denmark

Led by Tottenham star Christian Eriksen, Denmark will be hoping to take advantage of a relatively simple Group C and repeat what it has...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Peru

Peru - the 11th ranked team nobody is talking about. FIFA Ranking: 11 World Cup history - Peru does not have much of a World Cup history....

World Cup 2018 team previews: Australia

Australia comes into the tournament eager to repeat or improve on the success it had in 2006, when it reached the Round of 16...

World Cup 2018 team previews: France

Didier Deschamps' France is one of the main favorites to reach the July 15 final in Moscow. FIFA Ranking: 7 World Cup history - France has missed...

World Cup 2018 group previews: Group B

Group B has a Mediterranean flavour all over it. Spain, Portugal, Morocco and Iran, coached by Portuguese Carlos Queiroz, will jostle for position in...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Iran

Don't be fooled by its World Cup past. Carlos Quieroz's Iran is not an outsider in Group B by any stretch of the imagination. FIFA...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Morocco

Don't underestimate Herve Renard's Morocco. It is a team that will surprise people and might even shock a few. FIFA Ranking: 42 World Cup history - This...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Portugal

Portugal is coming into the tournament with a winner's mentality as the defending European champion. FIFA Ranking: 4 World Cup history - Only recently has Portugal become...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Spain

Julen Lopetegui's Spain has the looks of a team that can go all the way. FIFA Ranking: 8 World Cup history - Spain is a major football...

World Cup 2018 group previews: Group A

Russia, Uruguay, Egypt and Saudi Arabia will compete in one of the weakest groups in World Cup history. Group A RUSSIA SAUDI ARABIA EGYPT URUGUAY Schedule (GMT+2): June 14 Russia - Saudi...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Egypt

When it comes to Egypt, it's all about Mohamed Salah. FIFA Ranking: 46 World Cup history - This is going to be only the third World Cup...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Uruguay

Drawn in a weak group, Uruguay will fancy its chances to top it and cause havoc in the knockout stages of World Cup 2018. FIFA...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Saudi Arabia

Juan Antonio Pizzi's Saudi Arabia might be a tough coconut to crack, but I doubt it will help The Green Falcons avoid last place. FIFA...

World Cup 2018 team previews: Russia

Progressing to the knockout round will be seen as an accomplishment for Stanislav Cherchesov's Russia FIFA Ranking: 70 World Cup history - During the years of the...

Preview: Marseille vs Atletico Madrid

Marseille will take on Atletico Madrid in tonight's Europa League final at the Groupama Stadium hoping to become the first French team to win...

Top 5 leagues weekend preview (May 11-13)

We will be witnessing the last rounds in England and Germany this weekend, where the European faiths of teams such as Hoffenheim, Borussia Dortmund,...

Preview: Juventus vs AC Milan

Juventus will be looking to wrap up their fourth consecutive Coppa Italia trophy tonight against a resurgent AC Milan side The Old Lady have all...

Top 5 leagues weekend preview (May 4-6)

It's time for El Clasico! LaLiga Are you ready? El Clasico is here. Millions of viewers will be glued to their TV screens on Sunday to...

Preview: Atletico Madrid vs Arsenal

Atletico Madrid are the strong favourites to progress to the Europa League final after their late away goal against Arsenal in the first leg...

Preview: RB Salzburg vs Marseille

RB Salzburg will be hoping that they can produce another shock comeback in the Europa League as they bid to overturn a 2-0 deficit...

Preview: AS Roma vs Liverpool

AS Roma will host Liverpool for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final clash with the aim of overturning their 5-2 deficit by...

Preview: Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich

Real Madrid are the favourites to make their fourth Champions League final in five years, but as shown in their last round against Juventus,...

Top 5 leagues weekend preview (April 27-29)

The most attractive view this weekend originates from England, where Wenger will meet Mourinho for the last time as Arsenal manager. Premier League There is not...

Preview: Arsenal vs Atletico Madrid

Arsenal will be hoping to capitalise on Atletico Madrid's recent struggles to take control of their semi-final tie with the Gunners looking to give...

Preview: Marseille vs RB Salzburg

Shock semi-finalists Red Bull Salzburg will be looking to continue their historic run as they travel to France to face Marseille in the first...

Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid: Alaba doubtful, Ramos returns

Bayern Munich are aiming to make it to the final of the Champions League for the first time since 2013 against a Real Madrid...

Liverpool vs Roma: Henderson & Perotti return

Heading into tonight’s first leg at Anfield, both Liverpool and AS Roma will be able to field full strength sides after resting key players...

Top 5 leagues weekend preview (April 13-15)

Tottenham - Manchester City, Burnley - Leicester, Schalke - Dortmund and Lazio - Roma highlight a bevy of interesting matches across Europe's top 5...

Bayern Munich vs Sevilla: Vidal & Alba out, Banega returns

Arturo Vidal and David Alaba will be absent for Bayern Munich as they look to maintain their 2-1 lead and eliminate Sevilla from the...

Real Madrid vs Juventus: Ramos & Dybala suspended

Both Sergio Ramos and Paulo Dybala will be suspended for the upcoming quarter-final second leg between Real Madrid and Juventus in the Champions League Last...

Top 5 leagues weekend preview (April 6-8)

This weekend is highlighted by several local derbies across Europe's top 5 leagues, the main ones being Manchester City vs. Manchester United and Real...

Top 5 leagues weekend preview (March 16-18)

Matchups between Marseille and Lyon in France and Leipzig and Bayern in Germany highlight this weekend's repertoire of fixtures in the top 5 leagues. Premier...

Preview: Malaga – Barcelona

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! After dealing with the closet rival in the face of Atletico Madrid, Barcelona will travel to Malaga...

Preview: Getafe – Levante

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! Getafe will host Levante in the 28th round of La Liga sa both sides fight for survival....

Preview: Sevilla – Valencia

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! One of the most interesting games of the 28th round in La Liga will be when Sevilla...

Preview: Eibar – Real Madrid

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! After finishing the job in the Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid will travel to Eibar...

Preview: Bayer Leverkusen – B. Monchengladbach

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! Both sides are fighting for a European spot as they enter the 26th round of the German...

Preview: Hertha Berlin – Freiburg

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! Both Hertha Berlin and Freiburg enter the game on the back of defeats. They are also next...

Preview: Hannover – Augsburg

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! Both sides sit on 32 points, but Hannover have a slight edge over Augsburg thanks to their...

Preview: Bayern Munich – Hamburger SV

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! High-flying Bayern Munich will hosts Hamburger SV in the 26th round of the Bundesliga. Relagation-threatened visitors will...

Preview: Paris Saint-Germain – Metz

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! The leaders of the French top-flight, Paris Saint-Germain, will host Metz in the 29th round of Ligue...

Preview: Chelsea – Crystal Palace

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! Chelsea welcome Crystal Palace in the 30th round of the English top-flight. The Blues from Stamford Bridge...

Preview: West Ham – Burnley

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! The Hammers host the Clarrets in the 30th round of the Premier League. The attention will certainly...

Preview: West Brom – Leicester City

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! The Foxes will travel to West Bromwich Albion in the 30th round of the Premier League. While...

Preview: Newcastle – Southampton

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! Newcastle welcome Southampton in the 30th round of the Premier League in a game none of the...

Preview: Huddersfield – Swansea

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! The Terriers will welcome the Swans at the Kirklees stadium in the 30th round of the Premier...

Preview: Everton – Brighton

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! Both clubs share the same amount of points 34 and need points in order to avoid late...

Preview: Manchester United – Liverpool

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game! The 30th round of the Premier League will offer one of the most anticipated games of the...

Preview: Napoli – AS Roma

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. The Italian top-flight will offer a great clash between Napoli and Roma in the 27th round. The...

Preview: Real Madrid – Getafe

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Los Blancos will enter the game on the back of surprising 1-0 away loss against Espanyol and...

Preview: Leganes – Malaga

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Out-of-form Leganes will host rock-bottom Malaga in La Liga round 27. The visitors have just 13 points...

Preview: Deportivo La Coruna – Eibar

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Relegation-threatened Deportivo will hope to end their 11-game winless run as they host Eibar in the 27th...

Preview: Spal – Bologna

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Entering the game on the back of a win, Spal will hope for yet another one against...

Preview: RB Leipzig – Borussia Dortmund

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. 6th-placed RB Leipzig will host 2nd-placed Dortmud in a fight for the second seat in the Bundesliga....

Preview: Schalke – Hertha Berlin

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. 3rd-placed Schalke will host 11th-placed Hertha Berlin in Bundesliga round 25. While hosts enjoy a relatively decent...

Preview: Hamburger SV – Mainz

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Hamburger SV will host Mainz in the round 25 of the Bundesliga. The visitors sit 16th in...

Preview: Augsburg – Hoffenheim

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Augsburg will host Hoffenheim in the 25th round of the Bundesliga, with both teams sitting with 32...

Preview: Troyes – Paris Saint-Germain

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. While Troyes are struggling at the bottom of Ligue 1, the Parisians are flying high with a...

Preview: Swansea – West Ham

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Swansea welcomes West Ham United in the 29th round of the Premier League. The Swans appear to...

Preview: Villarreal – Girona

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. 6th-placed Villarreal will host 7th-placed Girona in the 26th round of La Liga. Only four points separate...

Preview: Eintracht Frankfurt – Hannover

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Strong performers from Frankfurt will host Hannover in the 25th round of the German Bundesliga. The hosts...

Preview: Sevilla – Athletic Bilbao

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Sevilla will host Athletic Bilbao in one of the most played match-ups in the Spanish top-flight history. The...

Preview: Lazio – Juventus

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. The Serie A will offer a thriller in the 27th round as Lazio host Juventus in a...

Preview: Wolfsburg – Bayer Leverkusen

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. The 25th round of the Bundesliga will see Wolfsburg host Bayer Leverkusen as both teams have a...

Preview: St.Etienne – Dijon

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. The 28th round will offer a clash between two sides that are fighting to enter the top-half...

Preview: Angers – Guingamp

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. While Angers will be hoping to increase the gap between them and the relegation zone, Guingamp will...

Preview: Metz – Toulouse

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Both teams are in serious danger of being relegated from the French top-flight and will be desperately...

Preview: Amiens – Rennes

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. In the first ever meeting between Amiens and Rennes at the Stade de la Licorne in Ligue...

Preview: Liverpool – Newcastle United

Flashscore presents the key facts before the game. Liverpool will host Newcastle United in the 29th round of the Premier League, while welcoming an Anfield...

Messi delivers his first speech as Barca’s captain

The new Barcelona leader thanked the ex-captains like Puyol, Xavi, and Iniesta before the friendly match between his team and Boca Juniors For Barcelona's Lionel...